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Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications

Desktop Publishers

Format typescript and graphic elements using computer software to produce publication-ready material.

Salary Breakdown

Desktop Publishers

Average

$41,370

ANNUAL

$19.89

HOURLY

Entry Level

$25,440

ANNUAL

$12.23

HOURLY

Mid Level

$37,960

ANNUAL

$18.25

HOURLY

Expert Level

$50,480

ANNUAL

$24.27

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Desktop Publishers

10

Current Available Jobs

160

Projected job openings through 2024


Sample Career Roadmap

Desktop Publishers


Top Expected Tasks

Desktop Publishers


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Desktop Publishers

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

KNOWLEDGE

Design

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Communications and Media

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Judgment and Decision Making

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Information Ordering

ABILITY

Visualization

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

ABILITY

Fluency of Ideas


Job Opportunities

Desktop Publishers

  • Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Policy and Planning)
    U.S. Army Cyber Command    Fort Huachuca, AZ 85670
     Posted 2 days    

    Summary

    About the Position: Are you interested in helping to defend our Nation? Exciting career opportunities are available with the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM)!

    Responsibilities

    Serve as the Deputy Director, United States Regional Cyber Center-CONUS (USARCC-C) and technical expert in the Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER) and Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM).

    Coordinate within NETCOM, ARCYBER, Department of Army (DA), Department of Defense (DoD) and Joint Chief of Staff (JCS) organizations on technical issues related to operations.

    Analyze network configurations to determine optimum efficiency and cost effectiveness of ARCYBER and NETCOM managed networks.

    Furnish guidance on unusual and controversial issues, performing final technical reviews when appropriate.

    Provide supervision to civilian and military team members engaged in substantive technical and administrative work.

    Exercise supervision over team programs to ensure adequate and timely accomplishment of current and future objectives.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    Qualifications

    Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange AgreementDomestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Basic Requirement for Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Policy and Planning): Specialized and Other Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes supervising or leading a team of Information Technology Specialists involved in network or systems management support; coordinating efforts to develop and implement operational policy, standards and procedures for information processing systems; analyzing and resolving system management policy issues and operational problems to provide status reports and present recommendations; assuring adherence to applicable regulations and policies; instructing employees in specific tasks making available written instructions, reference materials, and supplies. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-13) The specialized experience must include, or be supplemented by, information technology related experience (paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training, as appropriate) which demonstrates each of the four competencies, as defined: (1) Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: leading others by setting the standards for the quality of work, even in the most difficult and/or high pressure circumstances; reviewing and editing work completed by others to ensure that the quality of work meets acceptable work standards. (2) Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: using expertise and experience to address complex problems, questions, or complaints; anticipating customer needs and modify the team's work activities, processes, and practices to meet these needs; collaborating across team and outside of own team to organize planning sessions that elicit ideas for improving customer service and support. (3) Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: clearly explaining and defending complex ideas, appropriately adapting to each audience's level of knowledge; actively listening and clarifying points when presenting highly complex and controversial findings; using well-constructed, fact-based arguments to persuade stakeholders/officials to take action on suggestions for improvement. (4) Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: providing precedent setting solutions to unique problems not previously encountered; helping team make decisions which are complicated by the number and nature of existing policy, guidelines, and organizational goals; identifying the root causes of problems; developing systemic solutions to address them and prevent them from reoccurring. Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

    Information ManagementInformation Technology Policy and PlanningStrategic ThinkingTechnical Competence Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-13).

    Education

    Additional Information

    The duties of this position meet the criteria for compliance with Federal and Department of the Army Drug Free Workplace Programs. Detection of the presence of drugs may be warranted. This position may be subject to a pre- employment screening, and random testing thereafter, to include testing based on reasonable suspicion and testing due to direct involvement with an on-duty accident. All Information Awareness (IA) personnel requiring a baseline and/or CE certification must obtain required certification(s) within 6 months of assignment of IA duties. This position may have specific leadership training requirements. Prior to use, a training survey(s) must be filled out. Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. This position requires you to submit a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 34 - Information Technology/Cyber Management position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more information. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest. Recruitment or relocation incentives MAY be authorized for highly qualified candidates. This position MAY be eligible for situational telework only, including emergency and OPM prescribed "Unscheduled Telework". As a supervisor, you must comply with the Army Civilian Education System (CES) course and timeline requirements. The Supervisory Development Course (SDC) must be completed within one year of placement into a supervisory position and then completed as a refresher course every three years. For information on CES, please visit the following website: http://usacac.army.mil/organizations/cace/amsc/courses.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Sr. Business Analyst Computer Operations
    MUFG Union Bank    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 2 days    

    **Description**

    Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

    Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2018). In the Americas, we’re 14,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships built on integrity and respect. It’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. We’re a team that accepts responsibility for the future by asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered to make your voice heard and your actions count.

    **Sr. Business Analyst – Computer Operations**

    **Job Summary:**

    Responsible for supporting the Computer Operations Department with day to day operational support. Applies specific knowledge related to Production Batch Services and Technology Operations Support with the ability to resolve issues, identify areas for improvement and ensuring alignment to established procedures. Working closely with management and business partners to implement and lead new projects as part of MUFG’s strategic vision.

    **Responsibilities:**

    + Ensure the operation adheres to established procedures and practices

    + Support in defining and leading operational procedures based on industry standards and standard methodologies

    + Support in developing procedures for establishing automated workflow processing priorities and efficient data center operations efforts

    + SLA Management support of Production Support jobs

    + Business analysis functionality to improve existing processes and translate business requirements into IT services and projects

    + Drive business engagement activities with business partners seeking to expand services using the organizations tools, processes and functions

    + Apply corporate governance polices/procedure in reducing and or remediation of business risk

    **Qualifications**

    + Proven success understanding and managing an IT operations environment which carries out all tasks in a timely and reliable way

    + Experience in Enterprise IT operations, monitoring practices and technologies for successful IT service delivery

    + Knowledge of Production Batch Scheduling and Transmission Services, along with the applications associated within the function – CA7, CA Autosys, Tidal, Netcool, Sterling, Tivoli, JAWS, Service Now

    + Experience in ensuring a consistent process is in place for analyzing and processing notifications, warnings and alerts for Event Management

    + Experience in preparing and managing of KPI reports and metrics for a multi-functional teams

    + Strong process documentation and data analysis skills

    + Experience in working with application management, senior leaders and line mangers in heavily matrixed environments with the ability to influence and inspire change

    + Strong written and verbal communication skills

    + Intermediate to advance skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

    + Proficient with applying Service Operations concepts to industry standard frameworks and leading standard methodologies to improve business performance

    + Proven success in people soft, problem solving and multi-tasking skills

    + Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

    + Requires In-depth IT Operations and Production Support knowledge

    + Bonus points for PMO certification in Project and or any corporate governance certifications

    _The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified._

    _We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category._

    _A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it's the bank's policy to only inquire into a candidate's criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses._

    **Job:** Technology

    **Primary Location:** ARIZONA-Phoenix

    **Schedule** Full Time

    **Shift** Day

    **Req ID:** 10037657-WD


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administration)
    U.S. Army Cyber Command    Fort Huachuca, AZ 85670
     Posted 4 days    

    Summary

    About the Position: Serves as a System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) administrator in the Server Management Branch, Desktop & System Support Division, Network Enterprise Center.

    Responsibilities

    Ensure systems are kept current with appropriate software, patches, fixes, security issues and all IAVA compliancy.

    Provide guidance to project directors on how to integrate systems and services into the standard architecture.

    Determine most efficient and cost effective method meeting requirements such as modification of current capabilities, replacement of items, upgrades, etc.

    Ensure identified requirements meet compatibility with DoD and NEC Fort Huachuca architectural standards.

    Design, test, and develop software update packages.

    Ensure the rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of systems administration services.

    Identify processes for simplification and improving the individual quality of work performed and support provided.

    Write, revise, and implement various organizational policies and procedures to provide quality support to internal customers.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    Qualifications

    Position may be filled as a temporary promotion, temporary reassignment, or temporary change to lower grade NTE 12 months by a current permanent Army employee. Temporary promotions, reassignments, or change to lower grades may be extended up to a maximum of five years, and may be made permanent without further competition. Position may be filled as a temporary appointment NTE 13 months, if a candidate is not a current permanent Army employee. Temporary appointments may be extended up to a maximum of three years. Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Basic Requirement for Information Technology Specialist (Systems Administration): Specialized and Other Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes scheduling the installation of new or modified hardware, operating systems, or applications software; utilizing configuration management software such as System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) for information system installation, integration, update, or enhancement; and planning studies or analysis of hardware/software to ensure requirements are accomplished in a cost effective and efficient manner. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11). The specialized experience must include, or be supplemented by, information technology related experience (paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training, as appropriate) which demonstrates each of the four competencies, as defined: (1) Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: completing thorough and accurate work independently, even in the most difficult or stressful situations; occasionally reviewing work completed by others. (2) Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: resolving routine and non-routine problems, questions, or complaints; developing and maintaining strong, mutually supportive working relationships with customers; conducting evaluation of support to determine quality of services and customer satisfaction, and recommending procedural changes based on customer need or changes in policy and/or regulation. (3) Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: convincingly conveying complex information to customers; presenting thoughts that are well-organized and demonstrating confidence in the facts and ideas; adjusting style when working with individuals with different levels of understanding; using various methods to explain and convey information. (4) Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: solving complex or sensitive problems by developing and proposing strategic alternatives; identifying possible conflicts and shared benefits; helping team anticipate problems and identifying and evaluating potential sources of information; providing feedback and coaching to others to help solve problems; engaging appropriate stakeholders when developing solutions in order to understand and incorporate multiple perspectives and needs; evaluating the effectiveness of decisions and adjusting future decisions as appropriate. Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

    Customer ServiceInformation Technology Test and EvaluationRequirements AnalysisSystem Administration Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11).

    Education

    Additional Information

    This position is obligated. An obligated position is one to which an employee has statutory restoration rights based on active military service, compensable injury or disability when fully recovered, return rights based on having served an overseas tour(s), and may also cover employees who have been on extended leave without pay under certain circumstances. During the obligation period, the position may be filled on a temporary or permanent basis. The selected employee is required to sign an agreement acknowledging that (s)he is aware of the obligation and accepts the fact that (s)he may be displaced under reduction in force procedures at a later time. Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 34 - Information Technology/Cyber Management position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more information. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations. This position MAY be eligible for situational telework only, including emergency and OPM prescribed "Unscheduled Telework". Relocation incentives MAY be authorized for highly qualified candidates.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST (INFOSEC))
    Air Combat Command    Davis Monthan AFB, AZ 85707
     Posted 4 days    

    Summary

    Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the senior-level Wing Cybersecurity Manager who is the wing commander's authority and focal point for cybersecurity and communications security.

    Responsibilities

    Serves as a Wing Cybersecurity Manager. Applies Information Technology (IT) security principles, methods, and security products to protect and maintain the availability, integrity, confidentiality, and accountability of information system resources

    Implements IT security policies and procedures to ensure protection of information transmitted to the installation, among organizations on the installation, and from the installation using Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN).

    Serves as the Communications Security (COMSEC) Manager for all cryptographic activities including managing the Cryptographic Access Program (CAP).

    Implements and manages the Key Management Infrastructure System (KMI) program. This includes system configuration and operation of the Local Management Device, Data Transfer Device, and Key Processor.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    Qualifications

    In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions. There is no Group Coverage Qualification Standard for this series. BASIC REQUIREMENT OR INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENT: Click here for IOR's. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-11, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes applying a full range of IT security principles, methods, regulations, policies, products and services sufficient to develop specifications to ensure compliance with security requirements at the LAN level and to plan and coordinate the delivery of an IT security awareness training program for end users at all levels at the installation. Utilizing IT security requirements for certification and accreditation; network operations and protocols; systems testing and evaluation; and performance management methods sufficient to implement and coordinate activities designed to ensure, protect, and restore IT systems, services, and capabilities; to monitor and evaluate systems compliance with IT security requirements; provide advice and guidance in implementing IT security policies and procedures in the development and operation of network systems; to plan and conduct security accreditation reviews for installed systems or networks; and to recommend new or revised security measures and countermeasures based on the results of accreditation reviews. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-­grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-11 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-12 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of a full range of IT security principles, concepts, practices, products and services (including systems software, database software, immediate access storage technology), and methods for evaluating risk and vulnerability, implementing mitigating improvement, and disseminating IT security tools and procedures. 2. Knowledge of IT INFOSEC security requirements for certification and accreditation, network operations and protocols, systems testing and evaluation, and performance management methods sufficient to plan and conduct security accreditation reviews for installed systems or networks and assess and advise on new or revised security measures and countermeasures based on the results of accreditation reviews. 3. Knowledge of Local Area Network security requirements and techniques for protecting computer systems from viruses, data tampering, and unauthorized system entry. 4. Knowledge of a broad range of telecommunications concepts and principles, operating modes, systems, media, equipment, equipment configuration, and related software systems, processes and procedures to assess and advise on vulnerability to attack from a variety of sources (e.g., espionage, disruption of services, destructive programs/applications) and procedures and methods for protection of systems and applications.

    5. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. 6. Ability to develop and conduct training on information security. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Education

    IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcripts with the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

    Additional Information

    Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (Includes current Air Force employees): You are required to submit legible copy/copies of your last or most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, (block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"1"). Additionally, if you are applying for a higher grade (GS) and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50 which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-grade Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old) Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location. Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information. Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position. Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position in the competitive service, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition. 120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur. Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MSP applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit. If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here. Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities, please click here.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Desktop Support Technician
    Sentinel    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 5 days    

    As a Desktop Support Technician, you will be responsible for the day-to-day support of computer hardware and operating software. This will include troubleshooting computer hardware, peripherals, and LAN connectivity. This is a contract-to-hire opportunity located in Tucson, Arizona.

    #DNPAJE-Don’t Scrape

    Requirements:

    + Candidate must have the ability to troubleshoot and repair hardware, software and peripheral components

    + Candidate will have the ability to troubleshoot basic network connection issues and resolve issues accordingly

    + Candidate should be able to effectively communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.

    + Candidate should have flexibility to work an on-call rotation

    + A candidate with a CompTIA A+ or experience with Electronic Health Records preferred

    + The candidate must have a car, as this position requires travel between location and the transportation of equipment

    + A valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance will be required

    + Legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship

    + Must demonstrate a “can-do” attitude

    We focus on candidates that display our “ACE” factor – Attitude, Compassion, and Enthusiasm to deliver quality solutions with exceptional customer service.

    What you get:

    We offer an energetic work environment with many corporate culture amenities, competitive pay rate, employer portion of Soc. Security/Medicare paid, medical benefits, 401K retirement savings, discounts for local event entertainment and health clubs.

    MOTIVATED…..make IT happen!

    Awarded Chicago Tribune TOP WORKPLACE eight consecutive years

    About Us:

    Sentinel delivers solutions that can efficiently address a range of IT needs – from security, to communications, to systems & networks, to software applications, to cloud and managed services; all of which include our staffing solutions for our clients. Since 1982, Sentinel has grown from providing technology maintenance services to our current standing as one of the leading IT services and solutions provider in the US. We have aligned with many of today’s global technology leaders including Cisco, Dell, VMware and Microsoft. Sentinel services customers both nationally and internationally with primary support operating centers in Downers Grove (HQ), Chicago, and Springfield, IL; Phoenix, AZ.; Detroit, Lansing, and Grand Rapids, MI; Milwaukee, WI; and Denver, CO.

    If you are MOTIVATED… you can make IT happen at Sentinel. Our commitment to our employees is to create a work environment that encourages creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit, fosters growth through certification and hands-on training, and values a team-oriented culture with rewards based on impact!

    If you share our passion about what technology can do and want to be part of a top workplace environment – we’d like to have you join our team. Learn more at www.sentinel.com/careers.

    As part of Sentinel's employment process, candidates will be required to complete a background check. Only those who meet the minimum requirements will be contacted. No phone calls please.

    Sentinel is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetics, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.

    If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in applying for a position, please contact SentinelHR1@sentinel.com.

    Job ID: 2020-2683

    Street: 7474 S. Camino de Oeste


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • PC Technician II (Desktop Support)
    Vitalant    Scottsdale, AZ 85271
     Posted 7 days    

    PRIMARY PURPOSE:

    Under direct supervision, this position is responsible for performing work of considerable difficulty in providing end-user support for computer systems and peripherals. Performs advanced hardware diagnostics and ensures accuracy of the data processing hardware inventory. This position is responsible for writing SOPs for the configuration of peripheral devices.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention of management.

    Assures quality customer service to all customers.

    Assists with work coordination and training. Provides technical guidance to peers as appropriate.

    Configures, installs and maintains PC’s, laptops, printers, scanners, print servers, terminal servers and other peripheral hardware.

    Reviews and evaluates new desktop technology, making hardware and software recommendations to management and users.

    Identifies hardware and software problems, local area network communications malfunctions and connectivity problems to include problem resolution.

    Maintains critical parts inventory and is responsible for inventory control of all data processing hardware equipment.

    Monitors, reviews, and updates trouble tickets using tracking software and provides resolution documentation to expand knowledge base.

    Manages projects related to PC hardware and software upgrades or replacements.

    Defines standards and writes SOPs related to hardware configuration.

    Coordinates with vendors for repair of equipment.

    Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as assigned.
    REQUIREMENTS:

    Knowledge/ Education

    Associate's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

    Working knowledge of various PC software packages and operating systems required.

    Working knowledge of PC hardware components required.

    Licenses/ Certifications

    Relevant hardware or software certification preferred.

    Experience

    Three years related experience required. To include:

    Experience in PC repair, trouble shooting and configuration and reading hardware diagrams.

    Skills/Abilities

    Good communication and customer relation skills.

    Ability to work in a team environment.

    Physical ability to lift up to 50 lbs., bend, stretch, reach and sit.

    Must be able to reach and bend to install cables under the floor or to maintain equipment that is installed in areas where there is limited work space.

    Must be self-motivated with good organizational skills.

    Ability to organize workload and work under pressure.

    Must be able to work flexible shifts.

    Strong computer skills.

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    Our organization is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to accommodation@bloodsystems.org or call 1-844-220-2612 to let us know the nature of your request. A representative will respond to accommodation requests within two business days. Please note that this email/phone number is for medical/disability accommodations only and any other inquiries will not receive a response.

    For more EEO information about applicant rights click here

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    Our organization participates in E-Verify, for more information click here

    All candidates who receive a conditional written offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test in accordance with the Company's established guidelines.

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  • Azure Cloud Computing Specialist
    General Dynamics Mission Systems    Scottsdale, AZ 85251
     Posted 8 days    

    Azure Cloud Computing Specialist

    ID
    2020-45049

    Scottsdale, AZ, USA

    Pittsfield, MA, USA

    Telework, USA

    Fairfax, VA, USA

    Required Clearance
    No clearance

    Category
    Information Technology

    Employment Type
    Full Time

    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems

    Basic Qualifications
    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/related discipline is required or equivalent experience. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
    Responsibilities for this Position
    Keeping people safe worldwide is what we do. Developing mission-critical systems is how we do it. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you’ll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.

    We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers’ missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between.

    The Cloud Computing Specialist provides a foundational Azure environment for our employees and engineering teams to leverage to deliver customer success. In this role you will help develop and administer an Azure environment that is used by IT and various functional business areas. You will be automating, integrating, testing and delivering a well governed, compliant and secure Azure environment. You will be using various scripting and commercial products.

    What you’ll experience:


    * Technologies that are top-notch with an eye for the future
    * A team of critical thinkers committed to exploring what’s next and deliver next generation Cloud resources to a large enterprise
    * Opportunities to gain and share knowledge
    * A high-performance team dedicated to delivering success

    What you bring to our team:


    * Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience is required
    * Ability to configure and administer cloud computing technologies, infrastructure, and applications to meet the organizations requirements
    * Assist and support the deployment, management, and operation of scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems in the cloud
    * Assist and support the installation and configuration of cloud management applications
    * Develop software automation and scripts to orchestrate cloud and virtualization technologies
    * View and analyze summary data on cloud resource deployment
    * Monitor requests and key metrics for cloud resources, as well as the performance of systems in the cloud
    * Troubleshoot issues and plans for future cloud capacity requirements
    * Assist and support in the identification, management and resolution of cloud computing security risks and implement best practices as applied within a cloud environment
    * Provides technical support to customers using Cloud Platform products, solutions and APIs.
    * Identify and document product bugs and feature request and works with internal support teams, external providers, as well as customers to implement effective solutions
    * Support the evaluation new services offerings from Cloud Service Providers to determine potential usage by GDMS
    * Ability to convert business stakeholder requirements to their desired business outcomes, and how they translate in application features
    * Demonstrated analytical thinking and problem-solving capability
    * Clear & concise oral & written communication skills
    * A willingness to change ideas or perceptions based on new information or direction
    * Agile experience encouraged

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


    * Basic knowledge and understanding of AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and/or Azure
    * Basic knowledge and understanding of AWS or Azure service offerings
    * Basic knowledge and understanding of virtualization technologies: Server, Storage, Networking
    * Knowledge of computer programming languages, and experience with: C, C Sharp, C++, Perl, PHP, and Python
    * Basic knowledge of scripting languages, and software automation skills
    * Effective communication skills (written and verbal)
    * Basic knowledge of systems architecture
    * Able to accept & integrate constructive feedback
    * Demonstrates ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of individuals
    * Demonstrates ability to learn and apply GDMS culture, policies and processes
    * Elevate more complex issues
    * Able to accept & integrate constructive feedback
    * Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of individuals
    * Ability to learn and apply GDMS culture, policies and processes
    * Elevate more complex issues

    What sets you apart:


    * Ability to sell your concepts and ideas
    * Creative thinking
    * Ability to quickly grasp and apply new information
    * Effectively handle complex assignments
    * Ability to interact with multiple teams and end-users

    Work site is flexible and can be supported remotely.
    Company Overview
    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

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  • Information Technology Specialist (Network Services)
    U.S. Army Cyber Command    Fort Huachuca, AZ 85670
     Posted 11 days    

    Summary

    This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Certain DoD Personnel to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service. Your resume will not be reviewed for qualifications until a selection is made. About the Position: Are you interested in helping to defend our Nation? Exciting career opportunities are available with the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM)!

    Responsibilities

    Serve as an Information Technology (IT) Network Administrator for the Fort Huachuca Network Enterprise Center (NEC) Installation.

    Perform extensive testing of all new technology hardware and software in a network evaluations facility environment to insure safe problem free use on the Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)/Wide Area Network (WAN).

    Install, test, maintain, and upgrade networking systems software and/or hardware which provide decision making information support related to command and installation networks and local area networks.

    Analyze and evaluate the nature and scope of computer networks and the work to be automated and makes recommendations to determine the need for system development, modification and redesign.

    Translate broadly defined requirements into network specifications defining principle components of the network required for communications.

    Prepare and coordinate project authorization documents, operational benefit statement, cost comparisons of alternatives, status reports, Operation Orders and Task Orders requirements, risk analyses and other technical documentation.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    Qualifications

    Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Basic Requirement for Information Technology Specialist (Network Services): Specialized and Other Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes coordinating the development of new approaches and/or procedures to support organizational requirements; configuring, installing and/or troubleshooting routers, switches, servers or other networking related equipment; and upgrading and maintaining networking systems software and/or hardware. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11). The specialized experience must include, or be supplemented by, information technology related experience (paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training, as appropriate) which demonstrates each of the four competencies, as defined: (1) Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: completing thorough and accurate work independently, even in the most difficult or stressful situations; occasionally reviewing work completed by others. (2) Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: resolving routine and non-routine problems, questions, or complaints; developing and maintaining strong, mutually supportive working relationships with customers; conducting evaluation of support to determine quality of services and customer satisfaction, and recommending procedural changes based on customer need or changes in policy and/or regulation. (3) Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: convincingly conveying complex information to customers; presenting thoughts that are well-organized and demonstrating confidence in the facts and ideas; adjusting style when working with individuals with different levels of understanding; using various methods to explain and convey information. (4) Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: solving complex or sensitive problems by developing and proposing strategic alternatives; identifying possible conflicts and shared benefits; helping team anticipate problems and identifying and evaluating potential sources of information; providing feedback and coaching to others to help solve problems; engaging appropriate stakeholders when developing solutions in order to understand and incorporate multiple perspectives and needs; evaluating the effectiveness of decisions and adjusting future decisions as appropriate. Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

    Education

    Additional Information

    Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 34 - Information Technology / Cyber Management position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more information. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest. The duties of this position meet the criteria for compliance with Federal and Department of the Army Drug Free Workplace Programs. Detection of the presence of drugs may be warranted. This position may be subject to a pre-employment screening, and random testing thereafter, to include testing based on reasonable suspicion and testing due to direct involvement with an on-duty accident. This position MAY be eligible for situational telework only, including emergency and OPM prescribed "Unscheduled Telework".


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Information Technology Specialist (Customer Support)
    U.S. Army Accession Command    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 11 days    

    Summary

    About the Position: This position is located with the Phoenix Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) located in Phoenix, Arizona.

    Responsibilities

    Serves as the senior Information Technology (IT) Specialist and principal staff officer in a United States Army Recruiting Command (USAREC) Battalion (BN).

    Uses analytical techniques to test and analyze computer equipment malfunctions and software errors, including the installation and troubleshooting of microcomputer hardware and software.

    Maintains responsibility for the administration of and adherence to Army cybersecurity and information assurance programs, policies, and directives.

    Serves as the Telecommunications Control Officer and maintain overall responsibility for the management, utilization and accountability of all voice IT communications/mobile devices.

    Advises and assists the commander and the staff with the details of planning, preparation, and execution of BN operational requirements within the IT environment.

    Oversees and assists with the installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of internal and external workstation hardware, peripheries and software used for connection and communications on Local, Wireless, and Virtual Private Networks.

    Responsible for the formulation, maintenance, relevance, and authenticity of training classes and materials for all IT related matters.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    Qualifications

    Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) EmployeeCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent DoD Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (non-Army)Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange AgreementExecutive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferOffice of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligiblePeople with Disabilities, Schedule AReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes experience with 1.) assisting with the installation, configuration, or troubleshooting of computer software and hardware; 2) assisting with training personnel on Information Technology (IT) equipment and/or software products; 3) diagnosing and resolving IT issues with customers; and 4) assisting with the accountability of IT and/or telecommunications equipment, software, or hardware. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09). The specialized experience must include, or be supplemented by, information technology related experience (paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training, as appropriate) which demonstrates each of the four competencies, as defined:(1) Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: completing work independently that rarely requires editing or review by others.(2) Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: resolving simple and routine problems, questions, or complaints and providing support and guidance to customers on non-routine issues; serving as a primary resource for customers, requesting assistance with complex issues when necessary; and participating in meetings and providing advice to customers in own area of expertise.(3) Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: expressing facts and ideas in a clear, concise, convincing, and organized manner; clearly conveying moderately complex ideas, concepts, and information to customers; exhibiting active listening by demonstrating understanding of audience comments and/or questions.(4) Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. Examples of IT-related experience demonstrating this competency include: identifying and solving problems by gathering and applying information from a variety of materials or sources that provide several alternatives; recognizing and taking action to address non-routine problems; soliciting feedback from multiple stakeholders to understand an issue or problem and accurately assess its root causes and potential solutions; seeking supervisory review where appropriate. OR Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree from an accredited or pre-accredited institution in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management; or, three full years of graduate education from an accredited or pre-accredited institution that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems, or networks. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

    Information Technology Customer SupportNetwork OperationOral CommunicationSystem AdministrationTelecommunications Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-09).

    Education

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

    Additional Information

    Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 34 - Information Managemment position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more information. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. This is a Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Career Field position. This is an Army Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Workforce position. You will be required to meet DoDI 5000.66 requirements applicable to the duties of the position. You will be required to meet position requirements for certification at Level II Acquisition Career Field "Information Technology" within 24 months of entrance on the job. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest. Hiring Incentives maybe authorized, if eligible.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST (INFOSEC))
    Air Combat Command    Davis Monthan AFB, AZ 85707
     Posted 11 days    

    Summary

    Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the senior-level Wing Cybersecurity Manager who is the wing commander's authority and focal point for cybersecurity and communications security.

    Responsibilities

    Serves as a Wing Cybersecurity Manager. Applies Information Technology (IT) security principles, methods, and security products to protect and maintain the availability, integrity, confidentiality, and accountability of information system resources

    Implements IT security policies and procedures to ensure protection of information transmitted to the installation, among organizations on the installation, and from the installation using Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN).

    Serves as the Communications Security (COMSEC) Manager for all cryptographic activities including managing the Cryptographic Access Program (CAP).

    Implements and manages the Key Management Infrastructure System (KMI) program. This includes system configuration and operation of the Local Management Device, Data Transfer Device, and Key Processor.

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    Qualifications

    In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions. There is no Group Coverage Qualification Standard for this series. BASIC REQUIREMENT OR INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENT: Degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks. OR

    Experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate GS-5 through GS-15 (or equivalent): For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below. The employing agency is responsible for identifying the specific level of proficiency required for each competency at each grade level based on the requirements of the position being filled. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services. Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-11, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes applying a full range of IT security principles, methods, regulations, policies, products and services sufficient to develop specifications to ensure compliance with security requirements at the LAN level and to plan and coordinate the delivery of an IT security awareness training program for end users at all levels at the installation. Utilizing IT security requirements for certification and accreditation; network operations and protocols; systems testing and evaluation; and performance management methods sufficient to implement and coordinate activities designed to ensure, protect, and restore IT systems, services, and capabilities; to monitor and evaluate systems compliance with IT security requirements; provide advice and guidance in implementing IT security policies and procedures in the development and operation of network systems; to plan and conduct security accreditation reviews for installed systems or networks; and to recommend new or revised security measures and countermeasures based on the results of accreditation reviews. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-­grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-11 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-12 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of a full range of IT security principles, concepts, practices, products and services (including systems software, database software, immediate access storage technology), and methods for evaluating risk and vulnerability, implementing mitigating improvement, and disseminating IT security tools and procedures. 2. Knowledge of IT INFOSEC security requirements for certification and accreditation, network operations and protocols, systems testing and evaluation, and performance management methods sufficient to plan and conduct security accreditation reviews for installed systems or networks and assess and advise on new or revised security measures and countermeasures based on the results of accreditation reviews. 3. Knowledge of Local Area Network security requirements and techniques for protecting computer systems from viruses, data tampering, and unauthorized system entry. 4. Knowledge of a broad range of telecommunications concepts and principles, operating modes, systems, media, equipment, equipment configuration, and related software systems, processes and procedures to assess and advise on vulnerability to attack from a variety of sources (e.g., espionage, disruption of services, destructive programs/applications) and procedures and methods for protection of systems and applications.

    5. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. 6. Ability to develop and conduct training on information security. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Education

    IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcripts with the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

    Additional Information

    Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (Includes current Air Force employees): You are required to submit legible copy/copies of your last or most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, (block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"1"). Additionally, if you are applying for a higher grade (GS) and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50 which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-grade Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old) Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location. 120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur. Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MSP applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit. If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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